Provence: a sunny golfing destination

Thanks to its exceptionally sunny climate, Provence is a fantastic golfing destination (External link) for both amateurs and experts. The department of Vaucluse has three excellent 18-hole courses and one 9-hole course situated close to the major tourist attractions in Avignon (External link) , Fontaine-de-Vaucluse and Orange. Choose from the Garden Golf d’Avignon at Morières-lès-Avignon, the Golf d’Orange, the Golf du Grand Avignon in Vedène, Golf Pitch 130 in Villars and the Provence Golf Country Club in Saumane-de-Vaucluse. There are also plenty of courses situated along the Mediterranean coast, from which you can enjoy the sea views as you take your swing. One of the most renowned is the Terre Blanche course near Tourrettes in Var, due north of Fréjus and accompanied by a five-star hotel and spa.